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(Photo: Shutterstock by Alex Schmidt) Austin Police are asking for assistance with the murder investigation of Van Kevin White. The murder occurred at 611 S. Congress Ave. in the parking lot behind the building at approximately 7:09 a.m. This portion of the parking lot is...
(Photo: Shutterstock by Alex Schmidt) At 4:08 pm, Georgetown Police Department was notified a vehicle traveling northbound in the 3200 blk of IH-35 had driven from the interstate and crashed, landing upside down, into Berry Creek. Emergency responders indicated the vehicle was...
(Photo: Shutterstock by Olena Yakobchuk) As Travis County Commissioners look at using bond money to improve correctional facilities for female inmates, some in the community worry about the county's motives. Judge Sarah Eckhardt explains they're not necessarily intending to...
(Photo: Shutterstock by Skyward Kick Productions) The final phase of the Austin Police body camera program is being rolled out. One goal of the program said Commander Brent DuPrey, is to build public confidence. "They will also increase the public trust so that people can see...
(Photo:Shutterstock/Impact Photography) The bussing company B&B transportation, whose bus dragged and killed, 20-year-old Texas State Student Jordan Taylor, is getting sued by it's insurer for lying to them. Manufacturers Alliance Insurance Company alleges, B&B...
(Photo:Shutterstock/Brandon Seidel) After receiving numerous complaints from residents, Austin City Council directed staffers to start working on an agreement with TxDot that would allow APD to patrol the 290 overpass at Pack Saddle Pass for homeless and even ticket those found...
(Photo: Shutterstock by Ricardo Garza) The Austin police department will get its run with a cop program started again along the Lady Bird Lake hike and bike trail. Officer Rafael Rosales says people will be meeting under the MOPAC pedestrian bridge at 7:00 a.m. Friday morning...
(Photo from Twitter) Former Austin City Councilwoman Laura Morrison wants to make a return to city hall, but to a different office. She's announced plans to run for Mayor, over concerns about Austin's quality of life. She says the proposed land use plan CodeNext and giving away...
(Photo: Shutterstock by Andrey Popov) Austin police could have more power to detain and even arrest homeless people just for being out in places like underpasses. Police are considering that plan with the intention of connecting them to social services. Sunrise Community Church...